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Hanover Borough News

Posted on: March 25, 2021



BOROUGH BUILDING NOW OPEN FOR WALK-IN ACCESS: Effective Monday, March 22, 2021 the Borough Building was open to the public for walk-in access.

NEW ZONING ORDINANCE: Council voted to advertise a public hearing for May 6, 2021, with the intent to adopt a new Zoning Ordinance on May 26, 2021. The draft Ordinance is posted on the Borough website and is available for review at the Borough Building on 44 Frederick Street. 

PARKING: Council approved contracts for $25,345 for an app-based parking system and a kiosk.  

CABLE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT: Council approved an agreement with Shentel to build a new cable and internet service in the Borough over the next two years. 

VEHICLE ACQUISTIONS: Council approved the purchase or lease of vehicles including a marked Interceptor at a cost of $42,500 and an unmarked evidence transport at $34,350 for the Police Department, a front-end loader at a net cost after insurance proceeds of $84,463 for the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, and a tandem axle refuse truck at $239,968 for the Public Works Department. 

HANOVER KIWANIS 100th ANNIVERSAY DONATION: Borough Council accepted and thanked the Kiwanis Club for a pavilion to be placed at Moul Field and installed by Borough personnel this Spring. 

DROUGHT EMERGENCY RESCINDED: R Borough Council rescinded voluntary restrictions in water usage because the dams have reached adequate capacity. 

LOCAL ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION TAX ASSISTANCE (LERTA): Council approved a partial tax exemption under the LERTA Ordinance for the rehabilitation of 108 Chestnut Street by Ilyes Holding 4. 

PERSONNEL POLICIES: Council approved policies on the Americans with Disabilities Act, Prevention of Harassment, and Equal Opportunity. 

FORESTRY: Approved service orders for $33,053 with Dowling Forestry to perform 2021 herbicide treatment and timber sale activities.

EVENTS: Council approved:

    Hanover Half Marathon – October 2, 2020

    Zeichen Des Pferdes Bierhaus Grand Opening – April 2nd & 3rd, 2021

    Food Drive – Army National Guard Moul Field/Rail Trail – April 17, 2021

    Borderline Bass Anglers at Long Arm Dam - July 25, 2021 and September 4, 2021

    Southwest York Outlaws Tournaments – Moul Field & Good Field 

    York – Adams Flag Football League–Moul Recreation Complex 

Please note: All documents are available on the Borough website or on request to the Borough Secretary at  The Borough Manager can be reached at or (717) 646-2802.

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